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Crash site of Wellington DV736

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cest raf squadron
Unit: 16 Squadron
Aircraft: Wellington
Code: DV736
Base:
Mission: Düsseldorf
Crew officer: Fl/Sgt VICKERS, EDGAR HENRY
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Limburg)

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Facts

akeoff at 23:39 hrs for an operation to Düsseldorf in Germany.
Outward-bound, the aircraft was shot down by the night fighter crew of Hauptmann Wandam & Feldwebel Schöpke of the 3./NJG 1, who were flying a Bf 110 F-4 from Venlo airfield in the Netherlands.

Sources:
Aviation Safety.
The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)
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